Commencement information for Spring 2021.
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Winter 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

Winter ceremonies for students who will complete their degree requirements in the Fall 2021 or WinTerm 2022 terms will be held on Saturday, December 18th. Information regarding times and ceremony format will be communicated to students later in the semester. 


Spring 2021 Ceremonies

In Person Ceremony Streaming

All ceremonies will be available to watch via live stream on Saturday, May 8th at the times listed below. The live stream for each ceremony will begin automatically at the assigned start time. The link is the same for each ceremony. Click the button below to watch. The ceremonies are recorded and can be replayed from the same live stream link below.

commencement live

9:00 a.m. College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management
11:00 a.m. College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences
1:00 p.m. College of Arts, Communication, Humanities and Social Sciences
3:00 p.m. The Graduate School - All Graduate Programs

Virtual Ceremony

A virtual ceremony will be held for all graduates who did not RSVP to a small in-person ceremony. The ceremony will premiere at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 8th, on our YouTube channel and this website. The ceremony premiere does not include the reading of the names.

Separate college videos can be found below. This is where you will find the reading of the names for each of the graduates. 

Virtual Ceremony Premiere Video

We encourage you to watch the ceremony premiere first and then the college videos for the reading of the names.

The ceremony recording can be replayed at anytime after the 10:00 a.m. premiere from either this website or our YouTube channel.

Virtual Ceremony College Videos

View all videos or select a specific College in the Commencement video showcase by clicking on the menu in the upper left corner of the video.


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